Proposed Rules

The following is a current list of proposed, interim final rules, or final rules related to the regulations AMS is responsible for enforcing. All notices, except for final rules, are open for public comment until the deadline stated within the notice.
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Below is a list of rules currently going through the regulatory process.
Regulation Status Datesort ascending Title
Plant Variety Protection Act Open for Comment 8/13/2018 Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Open for Comment 8/13/2018 United States Standards for Grades: Processed Vegetables
US Grain Standards Act Notice 8/10/2018 Meetings: Grain Inspection Advisory Committee
Organic Regulations Open Forum 8/9/2018 Meeting: National Organic Standards Board; October 2018 St. Paul, MN
Grades & Standards Rulemaking Notice 8/6/2018 United States Classes, Standards, and Grades for Poultry
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Proposed 7/31/2018 Onions Grown in South Texas: Proposed Amendments to Marketing Order 959 and Referendum Order
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 7/25/2018 Irish Potatoes Grown in Southeastern States: Termination of Marketing Order 953
Research & Promotion Notice 7/25/2018 Processed Raspberry Promotion, Research and Information Order; Continuance Referendum
Research & Promotion Open for Comment 7/25/2018 Referendum Procedures under Sorghum and Lamb
Fruit & Vegetable Marketing Orders Open for Comment 7/24/2018 Sweet Onions Amendments to Marketing Order (No. 956)